The 2023 Africa Cup of Nations, which will start 6 months later than expected, has been postponed to the beginning of 2024 due to problems in the host country, Ivory Coast. There are 24 participating countries, with Morocco and Senegal among the favourites.
Africa Cup of Nations: Figures from an uncertain tournament
It was originally planned for between June and July 2023, but due to bad weather conditions in the host country, Ivory Coast.34th edition of the Africa Cup of Nationscausing the tournament to be postponed until the new year. Therefore, the official dates are as follows: It will start on January 13 and end on February 11. Therefore, it will take place in 2024, but its name will remain “2023 AFCON” (Africa Cup of Nations).
We start again from Senegal, the last champion of the 2021 season played in Cameroon. “Teranga Lions” will once again be among the teams to beat and this has been confirmed by SNAI’s expert bookmakers. Senegal is the second favorite with 6.50. Moreover, the squad is also important: the backbone always revolves around goalkeeper Mendy, former Napoli player Kalidou Koulibaly and former Liverpool player Sadio Manè.
However, as we mentioned before, the reigning champions are not the early favorites of this edition. Names such as Hakimi, Mazraoui, Amrabat and Ziyech, who came fourth in the world championship held in Qatar, have always been important names. Morocco is the team to beat. According to SNAI experts, the North African country has a 5.50 chance of winning the next Africa Cup of Nations.
Nigeria and other possible surprises
By tradition, the Africa Cup of Nations appears as a well-balanced tournament, where hierarchies are always ready to change, and which is quite interesting for punters and casual enthusiasts. As mentioned above, among the most anticipated heroes Official website of the tournamentWe also have this Some stars of our championship Like Victor Osimhen.
He will be Napoli’s striker designated leader of NigeriaAmong other things, he will rely on the Atalantanian Lookman and present himself as one of the most interesting surprises with 10. A better rate (7.50) is given to Ivory Coast, which includes Florentine among those called Kouame. It won’t be easy as the host nation’s team hasn’t won since 2006 (Egypt).
At 7.50 it’s Algeria, who are always treacherous in this organization (won twice) and have class elements like Mahrez, Bennacer and Aouar. It is impossible to underestimate Egypt (quota 10), holds the record of 7 African Cups won and a champion like Momo Salah can be trusted. The Egyptian share is 10.00. Cameroon (10) looks to be in decline, watch out for lively Burkina Faso (33).